The API-driven World
APIs are touching every facet of our society and the underlying trends are going to generate nearly 1 billion APIs in the coming years. All digital transformation is now API-driven and integration technologies underpin their evolution.
Join WSO2 and DeARX Services (Pty) for a full day of vision and use cases, exclusively focused on integrating a world of disaggregated APIs, cloud services, and data. We’ll concentrate on topics like the impact of APIs on digital transformation and adopting integration agile methodologies.
At WSO2 Summit, you’ll learn about
- Approaches to integrating, securing and managing APIs, events, and streams
- Transforming integration projects from waterfall to agile
- Combining enterprise integration, API management, and identity solutions
- Using open source technology for greater customization and flexibility
- Real-world finance use cases
You can look forward to interactive discussions with WSO2 senior leadership, customers and practitioners in the South African region.
Who should attend:
CTOs, CIOs, CSOs, and CDOs
wanting insights into building internal digital platforms other approaches to digital transformation
- Enterprise architects and integration architects
craving direct insight into using disaggregated services and building microservices architectures
Paul FremantleCTO and Co-Founder,
WSO2xPaul is known as the father of the Cloud Native computing concept and has a long history of working in open source and middleware, including work on Apache Axis2, Synapse and WSO2 Carbon. Most recently, Paul completed a PhD looking at how personal middleware can improve IoT security and privacy from the University of Portsmouth. He is a visiting lecturer at the University of Oxford, has published a number of peer reviewed articles and has two patents. Paul previously worked at IBM where he was an STSM.
Devaka RandeniyaVice President - Sales,
WSO2xDevaka started his career as a Software Engineer at Virtusa, a Nasdaq quoted system integrator company before joining WSO2 as its very first sales hire in 2006. Since then Devaka has helped in growing WSO2 into a global sales organization that operates in 4 major territories with over 50 account managers and channel managers. As the head of global sales, Devaka is responsible for the acquisition of new markets, clients and expansion of the global partner network. Still in his first sales job, Devaka has a unique perspective of the journey of WSO2 that took it from an unknown brand that was started outside of the US, to becoming the worlds largest open source integration company.
Christhonie GeldenhuysSenior Solutions Architect,
DeARX ServicesxChristhonie is a software architect and engineer specialising in service oriented and distributed software solutions. His experience helps DeARX to deliver software solutions to realise their customer’s business vision and requirements by delivering cost effective and scalable software solutions leveraging WSO2 products. He has over 25 years’ experience in retail, public sector tax and customs, healthcare, telecommunication, engineering and general software services.
Vidura Gamini Abhaya,Senior Director – Solutions Architecture,
WSO2xVidura is Senior Director - Solutions Architecture at WSO2. In his role he provides technical guidance to customers in architecting solutions based on their current and future needs, using the WSO2 platform. Prior to joining Solutions Architecture, he was Senior Director - Engineering and has led analytics, integration, platform and financial solutions teams. He is an experienced technologist and an executive with over 15 years of global experience in the software industry covering many domains such as finance, logistics, aviation and energy. He has worked in the US, Europe and Australia.
Neil AdamsonCIO of Discovery,
VitalityxNeil Adamson has more than 25 years of IT experience – and has worked as a Programmer, Software Engineer, Architect and Systems Manager in the financial services industry and at IBM in South Africa. Responsible for numerous large-scale projects and implementations, previously the Enterprise Architect for Vitality Group and currently the Chief Information Officer.
Neil SolomonChief Information Officer,
First National Bank,
Chief Risk OfficexNeil Solomon is the Chief Information Officer for FNB's Chief Risk Office, he has a spent the last 25 years working in corporate IT, specifically in the financial and telco sector, Neil's roles have also included CTO and IT Architect. Neil's key focus is to provide IT enabled solutions through a strategic technology road-map that aligns with the First Rand business strategy
Bhathiya JayasekaraTechnical Lead,
WSO2xBhathiya is a Technical Lead and a key member of the WSO2 API Manager team. He has been part of the WSO2 Team for more than 6 years. Bhathiya mostly works with API Manager R&D team, and from time to time he works with the API Manager support team as well. He has worked with a number of customers on providing solutions and technical consulting specializing in the API management space.